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A Topgolf Swing Suite will open at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, with interactive multisport game simulators similar to this one. (Courtesy of Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino)

Interactive multisport game simulators are coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino in Mescalero.

Guests can enjoy a variety of golf and other games, including the Topgolf target game, Zombie Dodgeball, Hockey Shots, Baseball Pitching and Carnival Classic, in a swanky but comfortable space with lounge seating. The area features wood-like tile flooring, modern copper ceiling tiles, elegant wallpaper with a soft metallic sheen and tufted leather wall panels in a rich chocolate brown surrounding the simulator bays, according to an Inn of the Mountain Gods news release.

“Inn of the Mountain Gods is committed to bringing the most cutting-edge offerings to our guests,” Frizzell Frizzell, Jr., COO at Inn of the Mountain Gods, said in the news release. “It is with great pride we welcome Topgolf Swing Suite to Mescalero and add one more incredible amenity for our guests to enjoy.”

The Full Swing Golf simulator technology is the same used by PGA Tour professionals Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day for their off-course practice. Topgolf Swing Suite guests will also be able to practice their swing on the same simulator technology.

Topgolf Swing Suite guests can choose from a variety of virtual games to play on a massive screen. Players can go from smashing a 7-iron to striking out a batter with a fastball to ending the zombie apocalypse, according to the news release. Up to eight people can play, eat and be entertained in each bay. The spaces are available to rent for businesses, social gatherings, corporate meetings, birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties, team-building events and more.

The Topgolf Swing Suite is part of recent additions at the AAA Four Diamond-rated property, including The Spa at the Inn and Sportsbook at the Inn, powered by William Hill.

“We are proud to team with Inn of the Mountain Gods to provide a new kind of interactive social experience that will entertain visitors of all ages and skill levels in southern New Mexico,” Topgolf Swing Suite President Ron Powers said in the news release. “Powered by industry-leading Full Swing simulators, games are designed for both non-golfers and golfers alike so everyone can have a great time.”

The suite is expected to open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 22. It will be on the second floor near the resort’s pool. The suite will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Advanced booking is recommended.

To book the suite or for more information, visit

ISLETA RESORT & CASINO: Win your share of more than $630,000 in cash, free play and trucks during the “Trucks & Bucks” promotion at Isleta Resort & Casino. Five winners will be chosen every hour from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through March 29. Isleta will be giving away seven Ford Ranger trucks. Guests earn entries by playing their favorite table games, slot machines, poker or bingo using their Isleta Players Club card.

The “Sweet Cash XOXO Giveaway” is giving guests a chance to win their share of $115,000. There will be hourly drawings between noon and 10 p.m. every Friday through March 27. Earn entries by playing your preferred Isleta games.

Every Wednesday, table game players can join in on the “Winning Hand Wheel Spin.” The winner of the pot and aces cracked will receive a spin of the prize wheel and win up to $100 in free chips.

Things are heating up with Poker Hot Seat Drawings at Isleta from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight every Thursday. Players have a chance to win $50 in chips every hour.

Isleta pays tribute to all active and retired military personnel during “Military Mondays.” Active and retired military personnel receive $10 in free play every Monday and other benefits with a valid military ID. Benefits include 10 percent off entire purchase at Enchantment Gifts, three games of bowling plus shoe rental for $5 at Fun Connection, a $16 day fishing permit and/or a 10% discount on the RV rate, and 20% off services at The Spa.

Special promotions are offered from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays for patrons ages 50 and older. There are hourly cash drawings for a $50, and seniors can receive $5 in free slot play.

For more information on Isleta Resort & Casino, call 724-3800 or visit

Rozanna M. Martinez


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